Spectre and Meltdown: Why They’re Extremely Dangerous

You may have heard something about these two security flaws, Spectre and Meltdown and you know they have to do with your computer’s processor. But explaining Spectre and Meltdown is simple, and patches are already out for most platforms. Here’s everything you need top know about Spectre and Meltdown, extremely dangerous security threats that hit...

How Russia Hacked the Election for Trump

By now, you’ve likely heard that Russia influenced the U.S. election through hacking. It’s been reported that Russians tried to hack the vote counts themselves and learn about our election process, but we currently have no evidence that they were successful in any of those attempts. That’s not what we’re talking about when we say...

If You Use Dropbox, Change Your Password Immediately

Back in 2012, Dropbox was hacked. The company initially claimed that the hack only involved email addresses, but it seems encrypted passwords were included in the hackĀ as well. The initial hack may have affected as many as 100 million Dropbox users, with a majority now having their passwords exposed as well. Dropbox was using SHA-1,...

Myspace Has Been Hacked!

Call 2003, Myspace has been hacked! With apologies to Tom, I have to admit, I haven’t thought about Myspace since they tried to renovate the brand, and before that, I didn’t even have an account. I had a few friends try to get me into it, but I thought it was a waste of time....